Course Content

  • Introduction to Discrete Event Systems (2 Week; Chapter 1)
  • Languages and Automata (5 Weeks; Chapter 2)
    • Concepts of Languages and Automata
    • Operations on Automata
    • Finite-State Automata
    • Analysis of Discrete Event Systems
  • Supervisory Control (5 Weeks; Chapter 3)
    • Feedback Control with Supervisors
    • Specifications on Controlled Systems
    • Control with Partial Controllability
    • Nonblocking Control
    • Decentralised Control

Course Instructor

Prof. Yuri Shardt

Course Schedule

Summer Semester 2022

This lectures take place in on Mondays in H 1519 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm and also in H 1519 on Wednesdays from 3:00 to 4:30 pm.

Course Notes


Christos G. Cassandras and Stéphane Lafortune (2008), Introduction to Discrete Event Systems, 2nd edition, Springer: New York, New York, United States of America.